It was a crazy night of twists and turns on , Wednesday, which began with Lindsay losing a Do or Die to Jonathon and then playing a game of chance to avoid elimination. Lindsay guessed correctly and advanced to the final six.
Worried that she would be voted off, Drea played her trump card. “I've heard that my name has been out there a few times and luckily my work from earlier in the season helped me find this amazing advantage, the Knowledge Is Power advantage,” she announced.
The advantage allowed Drea to ask one player if they had an idol or advantage and seize it. Since she knew Mike had an idol, she already had a plan in place in case Lindsay survived.
“Basically. I'm gonna take his immunity idol,” she revealed to Omar. “You're the only person I've told, Omar.”
Turns out Drea made a big mistake trusting Omar with her knowledge of her advantage, because he ended up warning Mike - who in turn gave Omar the idol for safe keeping. Despite playing a great game, her misstep ultimately cost her as she was voted out.
Viewers loved all the plot twists and backstabbing almost as much as Jeff Probst.
“Never seen a moment like this,” Jeff said. “I got to say, just as a viewer, I can't think of a season where I've ever seen this much fierce gameplay and camaraderie. This is the ideal way, in my mind, for Survivor to be played.”
- I'm like speechless at this moment. I can't even-- God, I love Survivor. This is awesome.
KYLIE MAR: It was a crazy night of twists and turns on Survivor Wednesday, which began with Lindsay losing a do or die challenge to Jonathan, and then playing a game of chance to avoid elimination.
- Let's reveal your box.
- Oh, my God!
- Oh my gosh.
KYLIE MAR: While viewers were impressed with Lindsay's good luck, Drea was worried because that meant a tribal council vote. So she played her knowledge is power advantage, which allowed her to ask one player if they have an idol or advantage and sees it. Since she knew Mike had an idol, she already had a plan in place in case Lindsay survived.
- I'm going to take his immunity idol.
- You can take it?
- You can take it from him?
- You're the only person I told, Omar.
KYLIE MAR: But even the best laid plans can sometimes go array.
- Mike, do you have an idol?
- Oh, that wasn't good.
- Oh my gosh!
KYLIE MAR: Turns out Drea made a big mistake trusting Omar with the knowledge of her advantage because he ended up warning Mike, who in turn gave Omar the idol for safekeeping. Despite playing a great game and using her extra vote on Mike, Drea's misstep ultimately cost her as she was voted out.
- You threw two on me?
- I threw two on you.
- I love that. Yeah! I'm still coming to see you in Canada.
- I knew [INAUDIBLE]
- I love you.
KYLIE MAR: Viewers loved all the plot twists, backstabbing, and camaraderie. And even Jeff Probst couldn't believe what he was seeing.
- I fought to the end, goddammit.
- Good job.
- Hell yeah, you did.
- Bye, guys.
- Never seen a moment like this. Drea--
- No! No, it's all right.
- --the tribe has spoken.